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Creative producing for film

A 'Best Practices to Reach Your Audience' workshop will be held on the margins of the Marrakesh International Film Festival...

21 Oct 2019

Algeria detains three journalists who covered protests

Journalists who covered recent protests, as well as alleged corruption in Algeria have been detained ahead of elections...

18 Oct 2019

Algerian authorities arrest freelance journalist

Algerian authorities should immediately release journalist Sofiane Merakchi and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

30 Sep 2019

Chacha TV, first local streaming platform in Algeria

The group Sense & Med & com has just launched Chacha TV in Algeria. Chacha TV is the first streaming and video-on-demand platform based in the country...

24 May 2019

This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

According to Silicon Valley venture capitalists, the Algerian tech sector has untapped potential and the digital revolution is poised to have positive knock-on effects on the Algerian ecosystem...

27 Jun 2018

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

The African tech hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies...

15 Jun 2018

From camels to catfish, Algeria boosts fish farming in the Sahara Desert

Farming fish in the desert might sound counterintuitive but Algeria hopes to tap the huge aquifers beneath the Sahara - that covers about 80% of the country - as it seeks new ways to feed its growing population and diversify its oil-based economy...

By Thin Lei Win 24 May 2018

Protea Hotels sets its sights on North Africa

With the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott Constantine, Algeria, the company has announced its expansion into North Africa...

6 Feb 2018

IHG debuts in Algeria, opens Holiday Inn Algiers in strategic move

IHG has made its debut in Algeria with the opening of Holiday Inn Algiers - Cheraga Tower, bringing the group's portfolio to 25 operational hotels across nine countries in Africa...

11 Jan 2018

French carmaker PSA to begin Algeria production in 2018

French carmaker PSA signed a deal with three Algerian firms to set up a manufacturing base in the North African country with production to begin next year...

15 Nov 2017

Emirates boost Algiers service with extra flight, becomes daily

Emirates Airlines will be adding an extra flight to its service between Dubai and Algiers as of 13 December 2017, complementing Emirates' current six flights a week and making it a daily service....

3 Nov 2017

Algeria eyes return to controversial shale gas exploration

Algerian authorities have called on state-owned oil giant Sonatrach to restart shale gas exploration work suspended after protests by locals in the Sahara desert...

3 Oct 2017

Media watchdog urges Algeria to free journalist

ALGIERS - Press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday urged Algerian authorities to release a freelance journalist and fixer who was arrested and accused of spying...

13 Jul 2017

Fortumo expands into Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania

The mobile payments company Fortumo announced that it has expanding its carrier billing services to three new African markets...

22 May 2017

AccorHotels reinforces position in Algeria with grand opening of Novotel and ibis Setif

More than 200 national and international guests recently gathered for the grand opening ceremony of the Novotel and ibis Setif site - a joint project developed by the Algerian private group GIMMO and the AccorHotels group...

10 Apr 2017

Africa's first field trial of optical communications technology

Nokia and Ooredoo Algeria achieve transmission rate of 1 Terabit-per-second in Africa's first field trial of new optical technology…

11 Jan 2017

Marriott International expands presence in Algeria

New 201 room Marriott hotel boasts imposing design, prime Mediterranean sea location and commanding views of scenic coastal city…

9 Jan 2017

Algerian blogger jailed over Facebook poem dies

A British-Algerian journalist died Sunday after having staged a hunger strike to protest a two-year jail term for offending Algeria's president in a poem posted online...

14 Dec 2016

Algeria premier rues low regional trade in Africa

Algeria's premier said Saturday regional trade in Africa was much lower than in other continents as the oil exporter seeks to diversify its revenue stream because of low crude prices...

7 Dec 2016

Algeria urged to free blogger jailed over Facebook poem

Human Rights Watch appealed for Algerian authorities to free a journalist on a hunger strike who was jailed for two years for offending the president...

5 Sep 2016

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